STAND. COM. REP. NO. 820

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 422

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 422 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to authorize Hawaii Tourism Authority, effective January 1, 2020, to enter into contracts for the marketing of all uses of the Hawaii Convention Center facility that are separate from the contracts issued for the management, use, operation, or maintenance of the facility.

 

The Hawaii Tourism Authority, Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association, and Maui Hotel & Lodging Association testified in support of this measure.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 422 and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair